Alexa Skill Kit

This document contains information about the Alexa Skill kit service supported in Handel. This Handel service provisions a Alexa Skill kit permission, which is used to integrate with Lambda to invoke them.


This service does not currently support resource tagging.


Parameter Type Required Default Description
type string Yes   This must always be alexaskillkit for this service type.

Example Handel Files

Example Lambda Config

This Handel file shows a Alexa Skill kit service being configured, producing to a Lambda:

version: 1

name: my-alexaskill-lambda

      type: lambda
      path_to_code: .
      handler: app.handler
      runtime: nodejs6.10
      type: alexaskillkit
      - service_name: function

Depending on this service

The Alexa Skill Kit service cannot be referenced as a dependency for another Handel service. This service is intended to be used as a producer of events for other services.

Events produced by this service

The Alexa Skill Kit service currently produces events for the following service types:

  • Lambda

Events consumed by this service

The Alexa Skill Kit service does not consume events from other Handel services.